Fair Oaks Ranch is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,914 people and just one neighborhood, Fair Oaks Ranch is the 317th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Fair Oaks Ranch home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Fair Oaks Ranch real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Fair Oaks Ranch is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fair Oaks Ranch is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fair Oaks Ranch who work in management occupations (22.95%), sales jobs (16.61%) and business and financial occupations (11.62%).
Also of interest is that Fair Oaks Ranch has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Fair Oaks Ranch telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.72% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Fair Oaks Ranch is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Fair Oaks Ranch is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fair Oaks Ranch a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Fair Oaks Ranch has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fair Oaks Ranch’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Fair Oaks Ranch, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.39 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.